AAA Restoration Blog

November 5, 2018

For Disaster Restoration, Trust an IICRC-Certified Specialist

Before you hire a disaster restoration company, check their credentials. The contractor you choose should have a license and insurance coverage, along with plenty of experience in damage remediation. Beyond those qualifications, look for IICRC certification. Utah law doesn’t require […]
October 23, 2018
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Test Your Smoke Detectors to Keep Your Family Safe

Smoke detectors may be some of the most important items in your home when it comes to your family’s safety.  It is important to remember that a smoke alarm is an inexpensive way to protect your family from fire and […]
October 10, 2018
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Water Damage in Your Home: What to Know

Water damage is a serious issue. The term water damage describes a range of situations where your property or home is damaged by water. This water can come from inside of your home or outside of your home. Anything from […]
October 9, 2018
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Landscaping Can Help Prevent Basement Flooding

Landscaping can add some serious curb appeal to your home, whether you enjoy shrubs and flowers or a more zero scape look, each home is unique. Landscaping gives each homeowner a chance to create the look they desire and show […]
October 5, 2018
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Preparing Your Home for a Utah Winter

Not all disasters can be avoided but some simple steps can help prevent the avoidable ones. Take the time now to prepare for winter so you are ready when winter hits. Before winter settles into Utah, do these simple tasks. Protect pipes […]
October 1, 2018
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Is Water Damage Restoration Covered by Homeowner’s Insurance?

If any part of your home suffers water damage, one of the first calls you’ll make – right after you call a local water damage restoration company – is to your homeowner’s insurance agent. After all, your policy should cover the costs of restoring your […]
September 21, 2018
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Emergency Preparedness: What to Put in a 72-Hour Kit

In the event of an emergency, it is important to make sure that your family is prepared. It’s easy to panic in an emergency situation so being mentally and physically prepared can help. Developing an easy to remember plan is important. An emergency […]
September 19, 2018
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Water Damage Restoration Questions

When you need water damage restoration services, it’s probably safe to assume you’ve been the victim of a disaster, whether from a severe storm, flood or fire. If you’re like most of our customers, however, you may not have given this issue […]
August 15, 2018
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Clogged Dryer Vents and House Fires

Imagine waking up to see that your house is on fire and then finding out later the fire could have been easily prevented by simply having your dryer vents cleaned out. Lint and debris can build up in your dryer […]
August 14, 2018
Got Storm Damage Take These 4 Steps Immediately

Got Storm Damage? Take These 4 Steps Immediately.

If your home sustained serious storm damage — or flooding or fire damage — it’s natural to feel panic and confusion. But to protect yourself, your family and your property, you must act quickly to get the problem under control. Your safety is the primary concern, but securing your home against […]
August 6, 2018
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7 Steps to Prevent Basement Flooding

Basement flooding in the Salt Lake area is not a rare occurrence. With the rainy season soon upon us, the likelihood that your basement may flood increases. There is plenty that can be done right now to prevent your basement […]
July 31, 2018
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What is the Difference Between Mold and Mildew?

The terms “mold” and “mildew” are often thrown around together and with water damage claims on the rise, we hear a lot these days about the dangers of mold. Within 24 to 48 hours of a water damage event, mildew […]
July 20, 2018
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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

The changing temperatures in Utah can wreak havoc on the pipes in your home or business. The freezing, expanding and contracting can cause pipes to crack or burst which then causes flooding. There are a number of simple preventative measures […]
July 19, 2018
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Get a Big Impact from Your Small Kitchen Remodel

Do you find that your kitchen is becoming a bit outdated and needs a facelift? The kitchen can be the heart of your household. The kitchen is not only where we cook, but where our family and friends gather. Memories […]
July 18, 2018
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Can Disaster Restoration Companies Help with an Insurance Claim?

The disaster restoration process is stressful enough without having to fight to get your insurance claim approved. Water damage, mold and other disaster restoration emergencies can quickly become costly and time-consuming. Your homeowners insurance should pay for the costs to remediate […]
July 17, 2018
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Sewer Backup: What do I do?

One of the most unpleasant disasters for a homeowner to deal with is a sewer backup. When a clog or block in the sewer line causes the sewage system to become overloaded, waste can get pushed back through the line […]
July 16, 2018
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Common Causes of House Fires

The aftermath of a fire can be a trying time. Questions you may be asking yourself like: What do I do? Where do I go from here? What’s the right thing to do? Unlike other disasters, home fires can be […]
July 9, 2018
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Are you an AAA Cheerleader?

AAA Restoration has been in business since 1992. We are owned and operated by Don and Marie Goettsche, of the Murray area, who started our business out of their home and have grown AAA Restoration for over 26+ years. Don […]
July 5, 2018
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The Benefits of Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

A carpeted floor is a beautiful, functional, and economical flooring option. Nothing beats the soft, cozy comfort of brand new carpet. Providing warmth, comfort and sound absorption, carpet is a great choice for many areas in your home. With today’s flooring technology, […]
June 18, 2018

Asbestos: What You Need to Know

What is Asbestos? Asbestos refers to a set of naturally occurring fibrous minerals that can be found in building materials. The use of asbestos in building materials declined drastically in the 1970’s since it has been found to be harmful […]